Courts in Lagos

6 Places of Interest found


Federal High Court, Ikeja

About Federal High Court, Ikeja The Federal Revenue Court (as Federal High Court was then called) was established by the Federal Revenue Act 1973 (1973 No.13). The Court was renamed the “Federal High Court” by Section 228 (1) and 230 (2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1979. The Federal High Court was opened in Ikeja on September 1, 2009. The Federal High Court, Ikeja determines causes and matters within the Federal Legislative competence. Safety There is no threat to safety here which befits an establishment of its standard. Things to Do Listen to a court session in progress. What to Bring Before heading to the Federal High Court, Ikeja, here is a list if helpful things to take along with you; a notepad to take notes. Best Time to Visit Federal High Court, Ikeja The best time to visit the court is during when there is a court session. During this period, there is a lively buzz in the court. Most Common Visitors Legal practitioners, government workers, are the most common people you will meet here.

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Federal High Court, Lagos

About Federal High Court, Lagos The Federal Revenue Court (as Federal High Court was then called) was established by the Federal Revenue Act 1973 (1973 No.13). The Court was renamed the “Federal High Court” by Section 228 (1) and 230 (2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1979. The Federal High Court, Lagos determines causes and matters within the Federal Legislative competence. Safety There is no threat to safety here which befits an establishment of its standard. Things to Do Listen to a court session in progress. What to Bring  Before heading to the Federal High Court, Lagos, here is a list if helpful things to take along with you; a notepad to take notes. Best Time to Visit Federal High Court, Lagos The best time to visit the court is during when there is a court session. During this period, there is a lively buzz in the court. Most Common Visitors Legal practitioners, government workers, are the most common people you will meet here.

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National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Lagos

National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Lagos

A judicial powerhouse, this is the Lagos division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. It is a specialized court for tackling disputes connected with labour and industrial relations.

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Court of Appeal, Lagos

Court of Appeal, Lagos

This is the Lagos division of the Court of Appeal. It entertains legal appeals from the lower Courts and also treats Election Petition Matters.

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Lagos High Court, Igbosere

Lagos High Court, Igbosere

ABOUT The Lagos High Court Formerly known as the Lagos Supreme Court with its existence dating back to the period of the Cession of Lagos to the British Government as a colony, it became Lagos High Court at the creation of the Federal Supreme Court. It is one of the Judicial bodies of the Lagos Judiciary. The highest ranking Court in the State Judiciary, it has under it the Magistrate Courts, the Customary Courts, and the Customary Court of Appeal. It is headed by the Honorable Chief Judge and a team of Judges. The Lagos High Court System comprises the Criminal Division, The Lands Division, The Family and Probate Division, The Commercial (Fast Track) Division, The General Civil Division, The Special Offences Courts and The Sexual Offences Courts. The rules and procedures governing the operations of the Lagos State High Court is of Lagos State (Civil Procedure) Rules 2019. The Lagos State Judiciary has a rich heritage. The Lagos State Judiciary is the oldest Judiciary in Nigeria. Its existence dates back to the period of the Cession of Lagos to the British Government when it was established and known as the Colony Province Judiciary. The First Court to be established was the Magistrates' Court. When the High Court was established later, it was called the Supreme Court and its jurisdiction was limited to Lagos. At self-government, the Federal Territory of Lagos inherited the two systems of Courts - the Magistrates' Courts and the Supreme Court. At the creation of the Federal Supreme Court, the Lagos Supreme Court became High Court of the Federal Territory Lagos. Hon. Justice Conrad Idowu Taylor became Chief Justice of the Court on the 22nd day of July 1964. The High Court building in Lagos (at Race Course) was the headquarters of the Court and is the oldest and most recognizable Judicial Building in Nigeria. SERVICES The Lagos High Court provide quality and professional service in a knowledgeable manner. We take pride in our work and hold ourselves accountable to the highest standard of performance. BEST FEATURES The oldest and most recognizable Judicial building in Nigeria, this is the High Court for Lagos. It attends to civil and criminal cases. It also attends to appeals from lower courts like the magistrate and district courts. BEST TIME TO VISIT The official time to visit The Lagos High Court is from Monday to Friday (8am - 4pm) WHO CAN VISIT Law practitioners, clerical staff, and Journalists. SAFETY The Lagos High Court is a very safe place to Visit

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Federal Marriage Registry, Ikoyi

Federal Marriage Registry, Ikoyi

Federal Marriage Registry, Ikoyi is one of the two main marriage registries in Nigeria. It covers all those resident in Lagos, South-South, South East and South West Nigeria. Activities such as Swearing of Oath, obtaining of marriage license, counseling, and actual marriage ceremonies take place here.

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